Business and Arts Reporter Needed

Central Connecticut Communications, New Britain, Connecticut

Date Posted July 19, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires, Digital Media
Specialty Business/Technology
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


Central Connecticut Communications, parent company of The Bristol Press and the New Britain Herald, seeks an energetic, creative, multitalented business and arts reporter to join our local news team. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in covering local business news and the arts, talent in writing preview and feature stories, personality pieces and enterprise articles, and work with a great group of editors and reporters to put out what we feel is an outstanding local news report. The right candidate will have some experience covering businesses, business issues and personal finance; can think out of the box to produce interesting stories, work with photographers and graphic artists on story presentation; and feels comfortable with electronics media, including online, mobile and social media; knows the essential components of a business news story news story (our goal is "tight and bright"); and knows the difference between print and web to improve our digital presentation. You will play a critical role in covering the heartbeat of our region in two six-day newspapers in addition to providing top-notch writing for our web products. We're seeking an upbeat writer full of ideas and ambition, who enjoys working on a team to put out a great newspaper that truly serves the community. The position requires some evening and weekend work. Polish speakers are encouraged to apply (Spanish, too!).

We're near Hartford, two hours from NYC and 90 minutes from Boston. We cover vibrant communities that offer higher education, an array of arts and entertainment, and industries that range from traditional manufacturing to high-technology health care.

If you are motivated to make a positive impact in your community, send a resume, cover letter and no more than three examples of your work (including web links, facebook posts and tweets) for IMMEDIATE consideration to Managing Editor Bianca Pavoncello at Please, no phone calls. Please note BUSINESS/ARTS REPORTER in the subject line.

Central Connecticut Communications is an equal-opportunity employer. We don't discriminate on the basis of age, sex, ethnicity, religious background, physical challenges or sexual orientation. and we encourage applications from qualified minority candidates. Special consideration given to local residents.

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